SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (11/02/2006)


CONTENTS

  1. Announcements:
    SIGMETRICS 20072006-10-27http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~sigm07/
    AsiaBSDCon2006-11-01http://www.asiabsdcon.org
    IPTPS 20072006-11-03http://research.microsoft.com/workshops/IPTPS2007/
    TOPMoDelS 20072006-11-06http://mojave.caltech.edu/topmodels07
    SysML072006-11-20http://www.cs.duke.edu/nicl/sysml07/
    WWW 20072006-11-20http://www2007.org
    * Eurosys 20072006-11-24http://www.eurosys.org/2007
    * MobiSys 20072006-11-27http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2007/
    * IEEE ANSA 20072006-12-18http://netsys.ece.upatras.gr/ieeeANSA/
    HotOS XI2007-01-04http://www.usenix.org/hotos07/cfpa/
    USENIX 2007 2007-01-09https://db.usenix.org/events/usenix07/
    * SIGCOMM 20072007-01-31http://www.sigcomm.org/sigcomm2007/
    * ExpCS2007-02-09http://www.expcs.org
    * PODC 20072007-02-12http://www.podc.org/podc2007
    * SOSP 20072007-03-11http://www.sosp2007.org

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

SIGMETRICS 2007

Title:ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems 2007 (SIGMETRICS'07)
Abstract Deadline:2006-10-27
Submission Deadline:2006-11-03
Webpage:http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~sigm07/
Dates:June 12-16, 2007
Location:San Diego, CA, USA
Contact Email:harchol (at) cs.cmu.edu
Synopsis:
The ACM SIGMETRICS conference solicits papers on the development and application of state-of-the-art, broadly-applicable analytic, simulation, and measurement-based performance evaluation techniques. Of particular interest is work that furthers the state-of-the-art in performance evaluation methods, or those that creatively apply previously developed methods to understand or to gain important insights into key design trade-offs in complex computer or communication systems.

AsiaBSDCon

Title:Asia BSD Con 2007
Abstract Deadline:2006-11-01
Submission Deadline:2007-01-31
Webpage:http://www.asiabsdcon.org
Dates:March, 8th - 11th, 2007
Location:Tokyo, Japan
Contact Email:secretary@asiabsdcon.org
Synopsis:
This conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience. Program Committee * George Neville-Neil (Program Chair) * Junho Choi * Joseph Koshy * Sam Leffler * Xin Li * Hiroki Sato * Michael C. Wu

IPTPS 2007

Title:The 6th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
Submission Deadline:2006-11-03
Webpage:http://research.microsoft.com/workshops/IPTPS2007/
Dates:February 26-27, 2007
Location:Bellevue, WA, USA
Contact Email:johndo@microsoft.com
Synopsis:
The 6th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS'07) provides a forum for researchers to discuss the state-of-the-art in peer-to-peer computing and to identify key research challenges in the area. The goal is to examine peer-to-peer technologies, applications, and systems, and also to identify key research issues and challenges that lie ahead. Each potential participant should submit a position paper that exposes a new problem, advocates a specific solution, or reports on actual experience. Attendance will be limited to participants who are active in the field. For further details, please see the IPTPS 2007 web site.

TOPMoDelS 2007

Title: Workshop on Tools, Operating Systems and Programming Models for Developing Reliable Systems (TOPMoDelS 07)
Submission Deadline:2006-11-06
Webpage:http://mojave.caltech.edu/topmodels07
Dates:03, 26-30, 2007
Location:Long Beach, CA, USA
Contact Email:topmodels07@metaprl.org
Synopsis:
Reliability and automatic recovery from faults are paramount in massively parallel and distributed systems. The goal of this workshop is to bring researchers and practitioners together in a setting where they can discuss novel architectures to build reliable distributed systems, the design and implementation of new tools, techniques, programming languages and compilers to increase the reliability and provide recoverability in distributed systems, bug finding and debugging tools in such environments, as well as new developments in formal verification of such environments. The topics of interest for this workshop range from fundamental theoretical problems to application oriented questions. http://mojave.caltech.edu/topmodels07

SysML07

Title:Second Workshop on Tackling Computer Systems Problems with Machine Learning Techniques
Submission Deadline:2006-11-20
Webpage:http://www.cs.duke.edu/nicl/sysml07/
Dates:April 10, 2006
Location:Cambridge, MA (with NSDI)
Contact Email:chase@cs.duke.edu
Synopsis:
Many researchers in machine learning, systems, and networking have begun to apply techniques from machine learning to help make computer systems and networks more robust and manageable. The SysML workshop brings together researchers working at the intersection of machine learning and systems. We invite authors to submit 6-page position papers or reports of early work. We particularly encourage submissions describing experience with real-world systems and lessons likely to be generally applicable across a range of systems.

WWW 2007

Title:16th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2007)
Submission Deadline:2006-11-20
Webpage:http://www2007.org
Dates:May 8-12, 2007
Location:Banff, Canada
Contact Email:shenoy@cs.umass.edu or www2007submissions@iw3c2.org
Synopsis:
The WWW conference series has become the premier venue for academics and industry to present, demonstrate, and discuss the latest ideas about the Web. WWW2007 will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada at the world-famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. The technical program for the five-day conference will include refereed paper presentations, plenary sessions, panels, and poster sessions, as well as tutorials, workshops, and special sessions for Web developers, historians, and visionaries. Please see the WWW2007 website for submission details.

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Eurosys 2007

Title:2nd European Conference on Computer Systems
Submission Deadline:2006-11-24
Webpage:http://www.eurosys.org/2007
Dates:March 21 - 23, 2007
Location:Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Email:eurosys2007_gc@eurosys.org
Synopsis:
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for workshops on topics related to design, implementation, evaluation and deployment of computer systems. The purpose of the workshops is to provide participants with a forum for presenting novel ideas, and to support discussion in a small and interactive atmosphere. Workshops may take many forms, and proposers are strongly encouraged to carefully indicate the style of event they are proposing: a workshop might take the form of a mini-conference, or be structured as a series of panel sessions and/or structured debates, or produce an outline grant proposal or new systems architecture.

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MobiSys 2007

Title:The 5th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services
Abstract Deadline:2006-11-27
Submission Deadline:2006-12-04
Webpage:http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2007/
Dates:June 11-15, 2007
Location:Puerto Rico
Contact Email:mobisys_pcchairs@acm.org
Synopsis:
MobiSys 2007 seeks to present innovative and significant research on the design, implementation, usage, and evaluation of mobile computing and wireless systems, applications, and services. The conference will be held in early summer in Puerto Rico. It builds on the success of the previous four MobiSys conferences. We seek papers that take a broad systems perspective rather than focus narrowly on low-level components. We value results and insights obtained from working implementations more highly than those obtained solely from simulations.

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IEEE ANSA 2007

Title:IEEE Network Special Issue on "Advances in Network Systems Architecture"
Submission Deadline:2006-12-18
Webpage:http://netsys.ece.upatras.gr/ieeeANSA/
Dates:July 2007
Location:IEEE
Contact Email:serpanos@ece.upatras.gr
Synopsis:
To expose and promote further this technical area to the broad networking community, it is our goal to publish original research and survey articles presenting the latest advances in network system and subsystem architectures. Contributions are solicited on the development of innovative architectures and components. Characteristic examples of the recent developments in this area are innovative high-speed adapters with specialized memory managers, multiprocessor based network adapters, network processors, specialized content addressable memories, virtual output queuing switches, QoS schedulers, security subsystems, network on chip solutions, etc.

HotOS XI

Title:11th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS XI)
Submission Deadline:2007-01-04
Webpage:http://www.usenix.org/hotos07/cfpa/
Dates:May 7-9, 2007
Location:San Diego, CA, USA
Contact Email:hotos07chair@usenix.org
Synopsis:
HotOS XI will bring together people conducting innovative work in the systems area for three days of interaction, with all attendees being active participants and contributors throughout the workshop. Continuing the HotOS tradition, this workshop will be a place to present and discuss new ideas about computer systems and how technological advances and new applications are shaping our computational infrastructure. We request submissions of position papers that propose new directions of research, advocate nontraditional approaches to old (or new) ideas, or generate insightful discussion. We particularly look for position papers containing highly original ideas.

USENIX 2007

Title:USENIX Annual Technical Conference
Submission Deadline:2007-01-09
Webpage:https://db.usenix.org/events/usenix07/
Dates:June 17-22, 2007
Location:Santa Clara, CA, USA
Contact Email:usenix07chairs@usenix.org
Synopsis:
Authors are invited to submit original and innovative papers to the General Track (Systems Practice & Experience) of the 2007 USENIX Annual Technical Conference. We seek high-quality submissions that further the knowledge and understanding of modern computing systems, with an emphasis on practical implementations and experimental results. We encourage papers that break new ground or present insightful results based on experience with computer systems. The USENIX conference has a broad scope. Authors may submit regular full papers or 6-page short papers.

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SIGCOMM 2007

Title:ACM SIGCOMM Conference
Submission Deadline:2007-01-31
Webpage:http://www.sigcomm.org/sigcomm2007/
Dates:Aug, 27-31, 2007
Location:Kyoto, Japan
Contact Email:sunshine@cis.udel.edu
Synopsis:
The organization committee is most delighted to invite you to ACM SIGCOMM 2007, the first SIGCOMM in Asia to be held at Kyoto International Conference Hall in Kyoto, Japan. In addition to the main conference, SIGCOMM 2007 will have tutorials, workshops, a poster session, a student travel grant program, a GeoDiversity travel grant program, and a Student Paper Award. Please see the Web page for more information and calls for papers and workshop proposals.

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ExpCS

Title:Workshop on Experimental Computer Science
Submission Deadline:2007-02-09
Webpage:http://www.expcs.org
Dates:June 13-14, 2007
Location:San Diego, CA, USA (part of ACM FCRC)
Contact Email:feit@cs.huji.ac.il
Synopsis:
Computer science has well-established theory and practice, but less focus on experimental methodologies and scientific observation. The goals of this workshop are 1.To bolster the experimental approach to computer science and increase its visibility. 2.To promote work on core methodological issues in experimental computer science. 3.To provide a venue for the publication of work on experimental computer science independent of its use in specific studies. The bulk of the program will consist of contributed technical papers. In addition, the workshop will include a measurement challenge and an experimental education roundtable. For more details, see the workshop web page.

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PODC 2007

Title:26th Annual ACM SIGACT-SIGOPS Symposium on the Principles of Distributed Computing
Abstract Deadline:2007-02-12
Submission Deadline:2007-02-19
Webpage:http://www.podc.org/podc2007
Dates:August, 12-15, 2007
Location:Oregon, Portland, USA
Contact Email:moscitho@microsoft.com
Synopsis:
PODC 2007 solicits papers on all areas of distributed systems and networking. We encourage submissions dealing with any aspect of distributed computing, including theory and practice. The common goal is to shed light on the principles of distributed computing.

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SOSP 2007

Title:21st ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
Abstract Deadline:2007-03-11
Submission Deadline:2007-03-18
Webpage:http://www.sosp2007.org
Dates:October 14-17, 2007
Location:Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA, USA
Contact Email:sosp-org@sosp2007.org
Synopsis:
Authors are invited to submit papers to the 21st SOSP reporting on original research related to the design, implementation, analysis, evaluation, and deployment of operating systems. We seek submissions of high quality that significantly further the knowledge and understanding of the systems community. In keeping with SOSP tradition, we will favor work that explores new territory, continues a significant research dialog, or reflects on experience with practical applications of the community's knowledge. Papers of particular merit will be forwarded to ACM Transactions on Computer Systems for possible publication in a special issue.

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